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Record 5433

Reading Experience:

"How much a book gains by the appropriate surroundings of the person reading it, was forcibly impressed upon me [by the circumstances described in RED ID 5432], and this fact was farther corroborated years after, when I read Scott's 'Lady of the Lake', during a walk from the Trosachs [sic] to Stirling."
Century: 1800-1849, 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: Scotland
Time: daytime
Place: other location: on a walk from the Trossachs to Stirling
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:John Bedford Leno
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: apprentice journeyman [printer]; later Chartist poet, painter and printer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: The Lady of the Lake
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 5433  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Bedford Leno
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Aftermath: with Autobiography of the Author, John Bedford Leno
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1892
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 21-22
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Bedford Leno, The Aftermath: with Autobiography of the Author, John Bedford Leno (London, 1892), p. 21-22,, accessed: 08 February 2023

Additional comments:



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